WWII Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

She’ll shock syndrome
The Nazi Party
Caused from failure of
When it began
Eleanor Roosevelt wrote this
Mass ratification of race
When it ended
Weapon used
Austria falls to Hitler
Power that appeared to be winning but wasn’t
Hitler was prepared to lose the war which led to
German generals and civilians
Invaded by allies at Normandy to surrender
Occupied by Germany
How it began with Germany and Poland
Free
The failure of
Where Japan was bombed
Where Japan was also bombed
Took place at Munich Conference
Largest sea invasion
Was winning before bombed
Aligned with the US and Britain
Where members of persecuted minorities are imprisoned
Many because of genocide, massacres, mass-bombings, diseases, and starvation

World War 2 Crossword

World War 2 Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people.
The communist leader of the Soviet Union.
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages.
Germany, Italy, and Japan
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war.
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war.
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines.
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted.
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy.
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb.
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion)
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii)
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero)
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured)
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business.
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction.
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security.
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory.
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route.
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance.
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them.
protective measures in case of attack
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force
giving up military weapons
Wiping out an entire group of people
the gathering of resources and preparation for war.
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II

WWII Crossword Puzzle

WWII Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England
Its capital and largest city is Paris
Soviet Union's dictator
Italy's dictator
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons
Book about hitlers future plans
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party
the action or process of appeasing
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews
major United States naval base in Hawaii
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target
Largest volcano island in Japan
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area

WW2 crossword puzzle

WW2 crossword puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.?
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion?
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned.
What was the name of the political party Hitler created?
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2?
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe?
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party?
What was the name of Hitler's secret police?
This was the name of the German Air Force.
What was the German name for "lightning war"?
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk?
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at?
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded?
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname?
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia?
This season turned German forces away from Russia.
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed?
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters?
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships.
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc.
Who led the allies in North Africa?
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice?
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps.
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack?
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else?
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship?
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union.
Who was the leader of the Nazi party?
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific.
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane?
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911?
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots?
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France.
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews.
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal?
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped.
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2.
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2?
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes?

Causes of WW2,New Alliances, and Leaders Crossword

Causes of WW2,New Alliances, and Leaders Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Dictator who controlled The Soviet Union
The Treaty that officially ended WW1
A totalitarian form of government which is a type of one-party dictatorship, against liberal democracy
An agreement between Czechoslovakia and Germany
An international organization that intended to maintain world peace
Which country was invaded by Germany and the Soviet Union which ultimately caused the war
32nd Presidents of The U.S.
Prime minister of The United kingdom
Leader and Dictator of Gemany
Fascist Dictator of Italy
Emperor of Japan
The US,France,Soviet Union,and Britain were apart of the
Germany,Italy and Japan were apart of the
Promoted Anti-Semitism and German nationalism

World War II Crossword

World War II Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives
rooted in miliarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state; dictators vowed to create new empires
warlike act by one country against another without a just cause
a person or group of people on whom is blamed for others' problems (like in WWII, Jews for Germany)
member of the National Socialist German Worker's Party; under Hitler's command
prison camp for civilians who are considered enemies of the state
practice of giving in to aggression in order to aviod war
agreement signed between Hitler and Stalin in 1939 in which the two dictators agreed not to attack each other
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night
WWII military alliance of Italy, Japan, Germany, and 6 other countries
WWII military alliance of Britain, France, Soviet Union, China, the U.S., and 45 other countries
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion)
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii)
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944
day of the invasion of Western Europe by Allied forces-June 6, 1944 (Allied forces landed at France, freed Paris; slowly advanced to Germany)
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero)
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945
a country that can influence events throughout the world
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
n World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
make ready for action or use
a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat
Japan, Germany and Italy
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war.
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews
Royal Air Force
Oahu, Hawaii
Most decorated hero WW2
Decoding device used against Germany
Meeting of Chamberlain (Great Britain), Daladier (France), and Hitler to divide up Czechoslovakia
a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations
groups of ships that were escorted across the Atlantic by warships for safety
Allies' meeting in Potsdam, Germany, to plan the end of the war
Leaders who ruled their nations by force. Hitler/Mussolini
great naval invasion took place in France

Chapter 10 Review Rise of the Dictators and the start of World War II Crossword

Chapter 10 Review Rise of the Dictators and the start of World War II Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What kind of government did Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini want:
Leader of the Soviet Union
Italy, Germany and later Japan
Another name for Lightning Warfare
Prejudiced against Jewish people
Leader of Great Britain
National self-determination and international system of "general security"
Designed to keep us out of war, it included cash and carry
Leader of the facists in Italy
Site of Japanese sneak attac on the United States
Conflict from 1936-39, a preview of World War II
British, French, America and U.S.S.R
Military leader of Japan in 1941
Austria being forced to join Germany
Loaning weapons to British and Soviet Union
First American battleship sunk at Pearl Harbor
Leader of American troops in the Philippines
Name of Hitler's Party
promised peace for our time, it was quickly broken
French defensive line
Stay out of foreign wars/problems
Selective Service
grueling journay to Japanese POW camps
First time Japanese were stopped, Battle of:

Interwar years Crossword

Interwar years Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

German politician who was the leader of the Nazi party
Nazi destination of Germany and its regime
the political principles of the national socialist German workers
a political system characterized by militarism and extreme nationalism
the territory that a state or nation believes is needed for its natural development
came as a result of a long series of negotiations
a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups
democratic government founded in Germany following kaiser Wilhelm ll abdication near the end of world war one
pacify or placate by acceding to their demands
an Italian politician, journalist and leader of the fascist party
Germany, Italy, and Japan

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

Who was Hitler's main target in the Holocaust?
About how many Jews were murdered during the Holocaust?
This category began paying income taxes for the first time in 1942 with the Revenue Act
FDR rejected a plan where by U.S. would have bombed RR tracks leading to this camp in Poland during WW2
Hitler's favored people
The term used for the offical policy of the extermination of all European Jews
"Lighting War"- term used to describe German military strategy during WW2
German word for Jews
Walled section of a city in which Jews were required to live during the Holocaust
Prejudice against Jews
An interment camp holding enemies of German-often identified with Jews during WW2
National socialist German workers' party-the party of Adolf Hitler and those in power in Germany during WW2
The name given to the deaths of about six-million Jews during WW2
Originally Hitler's elite guard- later in charger of death camps
Large charmbers, built and used in Nazi death camps

WWII Key Terms Crossword

WWII Key Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The systematic extermination of millions of European Jews by the Nazis and the Axis Powers
United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain, France
German Nazi Dictator
Campaigning, media, or advertisements used by both the US and Germany to support their side of the war
Hydrogen cyanide released in the form of small tablets, used by Nazis to kill Jewish prisoners
Germany, Italy, Japan
A city of southwest Honshu, Japan that was destroyed when an American plane dropped the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare
A form of government that is a type of one-party dictatorship
A German term for "lightning war"
A policy of giving into aggression to avoid war
A forced march of prisoners over long distances and under intolerable conditions
A city of western Kyushu, Japan that was devastated by the second atomic bomb used in WWII
(June 6, 1644) The day when Allied forces invaded France
(May 8, 1945) When Nazi Germany surrendered from war
The weapons that were ordered to be dropped in Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor
The innocent people that were targeted and suffered because of Hitler
An inlet of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii that was a naval base for the United States
A political group that ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler's leadership
Where the Jews were sent to provide forced labor or await mass execution
Served as the 33rd president of the U.S. after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the last months of WWI
The code name given to the Allied invasion that took place in June 1944
Areas designed and built by Nazi Germany to systematically kill millions of Jews

WWII Vocabulary Crossword

WWII Vocabulary Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Belief that it is best to let an aggressive nation have what they want in hopes that this will satisfy its leader and stop the aggression
War that started in Europe when Germany began invading other countries; was fought in Europe and Pacific
War that started in Europe when Germany began invading other countries; was fought in Europe and Pacific
An alliance between Germany, Italy, and Japan
Japanese planes launched a surprise attack that destroyed US ships and planes; caused the US to enter WWII
One of the fiercest battles in WWII; took one month to gain control of island over Japan
Surprise water-to-land invasion the allies launched on Normandy, France; it was very successful
Victory of Europe Day (Allies celebrated); war in Europe is over
Victory over Japan Day; celebrated after the US bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The killing of over 6 million Jewish people; Hitler and the Nazi Party were responsible
Area that housed thousands of starving and tortured prisoners (mostly Jews) during WWII; most were tortured and then murdered
Developed by US, first nuclear weapon. It was used when Japan refused to surrender unconditionally. Truman dropped one on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Where the first atomic bomb was dropped to get Japan to surrender; was destroyed, thousands of Japanese people died and even more died later from the effects of radiation
After Japan didn't surrender after Hiroshima; 2nd atomic bomb was dropped. The death and destruction caused by the atomic bombs caused Japan to surrender
President when US entered WWII, helped plan Normandy Invasion (Allies)
Leader of the Soviet Union during WWII, part of the allied powers
Great Britain's Prime Minister during WWII, part of the allied powers
Emperor of of Japan, did not want was, but did not hold a lot of power in Japan; Emperor when Japan bomber Pearl Harbor
Became president after FDR died, responsible for dropping the atomic bomb on Japan and NATO. (Allies)
Leader of Italy, became leader of puppet government under Hitler
Leader of Germany and Nazi Party; preached hatred of the Jews and is responsible for the Holocaust
fictional character the government put on posters to get women to help with production
African American fighter pilots that successfully protected every US Bomber
Formed to maintain peace between countries and make sure nations obeyed international laws and human rights
Untied States, Soviet Union (Russia), China, Great Britain
Strategy US military used in WWII; conquering one set of islands at a time